Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat
Lesson plans and other teaching materials

Lesson Plans for Specific Works
Biography and BackgroundHorton Hears a Who
And to Think that I saw it on Mulberry StreetThe Lorax
Bartholomew and the OobleckOh, the Thinks You Can Think!
The Butter Battle BookOne Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
The Cat in the HatThe Sneetches
Fox in SocksThidwick, the Big-Hearted Moose
Green Eggs and HamThe Zax

Bunches of Words
Word search puzzle. One-page printable; Adobe Reader required.

The Cat in the Hat
Summary and 5 sets of discussion questions based on different aspects of the story.

The Cat in the Hat is 50!
Vocabulary and other activities related to the book's background and the celebration of its publication in 1957.

The Cat in the Hat Coloring Pages:

One page printable; Adobe Reader required.

Cat's Birthday: Maze
Help the cat find his hat. A printable maze.

Cat's Word Find
One-page printable; Adobe Reader required.

Cat Tricks
Post-reading activity. One-page printable; Adobe Reader required.

Dr. Seuss Extension Activities
Five extension activities.

How Many Hats?
Students practice counting and adding. One-page printable; Adobe Reader required.

I Can Add
Students practice adding. One-page printable; Adobe Reader required. Copies in color will be very helpful.

Reading Lesson Plan, The Cat in the Hat
Students will learn various phonograms and identify these phonograms through several words in context. Also, students will learn to read four more difficult words (mother, trick, thing, fish).

Rhyming Fun has Just Begun
Given a list of words, students practice finding words that rhyme. One-page printable; Adobe Reader Required.

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